Future Students

Welcome to the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. At Denver Law, we balance academics with the outside world and help you focus on what matters to you: your career, your future and your life in law. Denver Law’s nationally recognized programs offer students practical skills that make an immediate and valuable impact in their chosen fields. We have three specialty programs ranked in the Top 20 by U.S. News & World Report, including Clinical Training (#5), Trial Advocacy (#8), and Legal Writing (#20).

#5 Clinical Training U.S. News & World Report

#8 Trial Advocacy U.S. News & World Report

#14 Part-Time Program U.S. News & World Report

A+ Best Schools for Practical Training preLaw

The Denver Law Advantage

Denver Law is committed to providing students with the practical skills they need to succeed in today's, and tomorrow's, legal market through live-client clinics, high-quality externships, competitions and legal simulation courses. We are home to nationally ranked clinical programs, nationally ranked programs in legal writing and trial advocacy, and one of the largest legal externship programs in the country. 

Our graduates enter the workforce with career-focused academic experiences and marketable skills that prepare them to thrive in their early careers and beyond.

Clinics     |     Center for Advocacy     |     Externships

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JD Program

Our curriculum is innovative and global in its perspective, and we offer both a traditional Juris Doctor (JD) program and a Part-time JD Program, so you can earn your degree on your schedule. 

Advanced Degrees

Advance your career with one of Denver Law's four LLM degree options, including Taxation, and four Master's degree options, including taxation.   

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Financial Aid & Scholarship

We are dedicated to making a Denver Law education possible to our students, providing access to the aid needed to finance their legal education dreams. Generous scholarships and other financial aid programs can help you pursue your educational goals. 

Financial Aid & Scholarships

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